The Hook Up

People with intellectual and cognitive disabilities can love sex and want to be in relationships as much as anyone else. But there can be obstacles to making these relationships to happen.

Find out what those barriers are and how to overcome them.


  • Amie O’Shea, Research Fellow in the School of Health & Social Development, Deakin University
  • Natasha Alexander, clinical psychologist, specialises in working with people with intellectual or cognitive disabilities
  • Linda Stokoe, peer educator, sexual lives and respectful relationships program at Deakin University